SPENCERVILLE, Ohio — Ruth Louise Clark Miller of Spencerville passed
away to her eternal home on Monday, June 30, 2014, after an extended
Ruth was born March 23, 1923, to Ralph and Amy Clark in
Taft, California, both now deceased. Ruth spent the first and second
grades of school there, until her parents moved back to Ohio.
attended Jennings Grade School and graduated from Spencerville High
School in 1941. She married Lowell B Miller in 1941 after graduation.
She became a co-partner with her husband in the ministry of the Church
of the Nazarene.
Over the years, she served with distinction as a pastor’s personal
secretary, church pianist, choir director, children’s dept. supt.,
Sunday school teacher, and a partner in pastoral visitation. Her husband
died June 8, 2014.
During her life she gave birth and mothered
two daughters: Linda Street (Harold) of Houston, Ohio, and Rebecca
Keifer (David) of Piqua, Ohio, and three sons: Edwin B (Judy), of
Southington, Connecticut, Dr. David E. (Dr. Joy), of Circleville, Ohio,
and James Leroy of Newark, Ohio. Ruth has 26 grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.
will be at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, on
Wednesday, July 2, from 4-8 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral
home on Thursday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Spencerville Church of the Nazarene missions dept.
Condolences may be expressed at firstname.lastname@example.org.